Studio 619 for August 19, 2007

by scrosby on August 19, 2007

U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales

The Attorney General of the United State, Alberto Gonzales, was in Louisville last week. He addressed a gathering of the National Fraternal Order of Police at the Kentucky International Convention Center.

Comair Flight 5191 Memorial

It’s been nearly a year since the fatal crash of Comair flight 5191. Forty-nine passengers lost their lives aboard the ill-fated plane, which crashed shortly after takeoff from Lexington’s Bluegrass Airport.

A memorial is planned for August 26th in Lexington. Kentucky Public Radio’s Josh James has the details.

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz

The Louisville Archdiocese has a new leader. Archbishop Joseph Kurtz replaces Archbishop Thomas Kelly. Thousands of people gathered last week at the Louisville Gardens for Kurtz’s introductory homily.

Mosaic of Life

Thousands of Kentucky students will visit the Kentucky State Fair this year on a field trip. They’ll be visiting an educational exhibit called “The Mosaic of Life.” It demonstrates ideas relating to biodiversity – the idea that all organisms on Earth are interdependent of one another. WFPL’s Stephanie Sanders toured the exhibit with its curator, Stephanie Darst.

 Listen to the show.

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